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Specimen Record

ContinentSouth America
CountryEcuador
State/ProvinceSucumbios
LocalityLimoncocha
Latitude-0.4
Longitude-76.616669
Institution CodeKu
Collection CodeKuh
Catalog Number106943
Date Collected1966-11-22

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KU herpetology houses one of largest herpetology collections in the world (340,000 specimens representing more than 5000 species from 156 countries). The KU collections include the world’s largest collection of neotropical amphibian and reptile specimens (200,000+) as well as substantial numbers of Nearctic (80,000+) and Asian (20,000+) specimens. KU holdings are particularly strong for the U.S., Ecuador, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, Costa, Rica, Haiti, the Philippines, Peru and Panama. The collection from Kansas is the state’s largest (20,000+). The type collection includes nearly 400 primary types, mostly amphibians. KU Herpetology also maintains 5000 cleared-and-stained osteological preparations, nearly 5000 dried skeletons, and one of the world’s largest collections of amphibian larvae (6000+ lots). The KU digital archive includes more than 12,000 digital images and more than 1500 acoustic recordings.

Contacts

Name Rafe Brown
RoleCurator-in-Charge of Herpetology
Emailrafe@ku.edu
Name Rafe Brown
RoleCurator-in-Charge of Herpetology
Emailrafe@ku.edu
Name Laura Russell
RoleVertNet Programmer
Emaillarussell@ku.edu
Name Linda Trueb
RoleCurator of Herpetology
Emailtrueb@ku.edu
Name Richard Glor
RoleCurator of Herpetology
Emailglor@ku.edu
Name Rafe Brown
RoleCurator-in-Charge of Herpetology
Emailrafe@ku.edu
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Taxonomy
Scientific NameMicrocaecilia albiceps
Kingdomanimalia
Phylumchordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderGymnophiona
FamilyCaeciliidae
GenusMicrocaecilia
Specific Epithetalbiceps
Specimen
Catalog Number106943
PreparationsETOH - 1
Institution CodeKU
Collection CodeKUH
Occurrence IDb8a41f55-b069-11e3-8cfe-90b11c41863e
Dataset NameUniversity of Kansas Biodiversity Institute Herpetology Collection
Basis of RecordPreservedSpecimen
Type of ResourcePhysicalObject
Collection Event
Date Collected1966-11-22
Year1966
Month11
Day22
Locality
CountryEcuador
State / ProvinceSucumbios
Higher GeographyEcuador, Sucumbios
ContinentSouth America
LocalityLimoncocha
Decimal Latitude-0.4000000
Decimal Longitude-76.6166690
Georeference ProtocolMaNIS/HerpNET/ORNIS Georeferencing Guidelines
Location Remarksthis locality is now in Sucumbios (new province)
Geodetic DatumWGS84
Georeferenced Date2003-11-02
Other
Languageen
Modified2000-11-28 12:47:56.0
IDb8a41f55-b069-11e3-8cfe-90b11c41863e
dcterms:accessRightshttp://biodiversity.ku.edu/research/university-kansas-biodiversity-institute-data-publication-and-use-norms
dwc:georeferenceVerificationStatusUnverified
dwc:georeferenceSourcesAlexandria Digital Library
dcterms:licensehttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/deed.en_US
dwc:institutionIDhttp://grbio.org/cool/iakn-125z
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